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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthidae Verrill, 1881 
AphiaID: 11749

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColeoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapodiformes (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOegopsida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOegopsida
Sources  basis of record Young, R.E. & Vecchione, M. (2013). Histioteuthidae Verrill, 1881. Version 03 November 2013 (under construction). In The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. , available online at http://tolweb.org/Histioteuthidae/19782/2013.11.03  [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStigmatoteuthis Pfeffer, 1900

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliteuthis Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiopsis Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiothauma Robson, 1948 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoylia Cossmann, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLolidona Risso, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeleagroteuthis Pfeffer, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription This monogeneric family is easily distinguished by large, anteriorly directed photophores over the surface of the mantle, head and amrs; a large head with the left eye considerably larger than the right; six or seven buccal lappets; buccal connectives that attached to the dorsal border of arms IV; a straight or slightly curved and slightly broad, simple, funnel locking-cartilage; suckers on the tentacular clubs arranged in four, or more commonly, more than four irregular rows; suckers on the arms biserial. [details]
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:11749
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2011-02-23 21:25:08Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
2016-06-08 10:23:40Z  changed  Finn, Julian
  
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  Citation: Finn, J.; Bouchet, P. (2016). Histioteuthidae Verrill, 1881. In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=11749 on 2016-12-09
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